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E-mail: j.johnson201101@btinternet.com or john@johnjohnsonwoodturning.co.uk


Woodturning Tuition with John Johnson

Introduction Course – 2 days £180, extra day £90

An introduction to Woodturning and sharpening of Woodturning Tools. You will be shown basic cuts and how to achieve various shapes, turning wood between centres.

Various methods of holding the wood onto the lathes by means of chucks by both expansion and compression methods and the use of the screw chuck will be employed during the course.

Different types of finishes will be applied to the projects which you will make under instruction.

Participants who are novices may wish to extend the course by one day to enable them to practise under instruction, their learning from the previous 2 days.


Intermediate Course – 2 days £200

This course is not for the beginner. The choice of project will be by the participant, but usually more advanced turning is attempted.

Course details

9.00 am Course starts

12.30 pm Lunch

1.30 pm Course resumes

4.30 pm Finish

All wood, tools, finishes, and smocks are provided, with the exception of wood for special projects. Lunch and refreshments are included in the course fee.

Accommodation can be arranged if required.